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and to celebrate the memories living on and jennifer davis has more. >> reporter: in the shadow of the pentagon, under bright and sunny skies, they joined 200 families to remember a day 9 years ago from the world as we knew it was forever changed. >> on a day like, this the calm september morning was shattered by the worst act of terrorism in the nation's history. >> reporter: the president laid a wreath in memory. he didn't mention the controversies swirling around the plan or the florida pastor who had planned to burn the q'uran, he did appeal to the nation to honor the memory of those killed on september 11th by valuing diversity and tolerance. >> we are not and never will be at war with islam and that was not a religion that attacked us, it was al qaeda. >> reporter: they search for the bench inscribed with the name of the loved one and that is where the personal and private remembrances take place. >> when i come here, i feel happy because i realize that people are coming here and remembering. >> reporter: rebecca was a teenager when her father who worked inside the pentagon was killed on
landfall in canada and blamed for one death there. as fox's jennifer davis reports, people in cape cod are breathing a sigh of relief. >> cape cod did take hurricane earl seriously. but the storm was barely here before it was gone. and now folks say it's time to enjoy the last holiday weekend of the summer. >> billed as a lion, earl came to new england as more of a lamb, weakening to a tropical storm and allowing 3-month-old nathan kendall to sleep peacefully through the night. >> it was okay. >> reporter: with the storm approaching many held off on holiday plans, either heading out or hunkering down. with earl's grey skies turning as blue as these bridesmaid dresses this happy couple's worries went away with earl's departure from cape cod. >> sunny and gorgeous. the breeze is excellent. couldn't ask for anything better. >> very nice. >> were you worried yesterday? >> very. >> but, hey, there is nothing you can do. you just go with the cards dealt to you. >> bride, groom and wedding party ride off on blue water to their reception. while business owners and inn keepers see things pick b
kill a gunmannholding hostages insidd of the discovery -uilding. jennifer davis reports that the3 police shot the gunnan and all the hostages made it ouu unharmed. before you. >> reporter: with a gunman taking hostages, police began o evacuate 400 employees. neaaly four ours later police shhot suspeettjames j lee, a man who had a long history of being3 angry over discovery's environmental programming. >> our tactical unit moved n. -hey shot the suspect and the support is deceased. >> reporter: employees evacuatee 100 children frrm a daycare center. witnesses told police lee was armed and wearing what looked3 llke metal lic etallic cancereo his body. he took three hostages and they wwrr all unharmed in the enn. >> believe he came in with two booes and backpacks that we suspect may have explosive ddvices in them.ú >> reporter: leeecarried protests against the discovery channel. he was arrested at a 200883 prottst ann indicated an area >> he was ordered to stay ú%0 feet away from the discoverr building. his probation ended two weeks ago. >> reporter: and authorities say evee
with the overseas deployment of their moms and dads in the military. as fox 5's jennifer davis explains, a one of a kind keepsake that helps these kids get through some very tough days. >> where's daddy? he's over here somewhere. >> reporter: 3-year-old hanna really misses her daddy right now. he's been iraq almost a year. >> she's a real trooper. you know, she knows her daddy is doing something really important. it's been a challenge. who you talking to? >> daddy. >> you talking to daddy? >> reporter: she talks to her dad on pretend and real phones, but her mom was looking for something else to fill the void. when she heard volunteers with operation kid comfort make quilts for military children complete with their parent's photo stitched on it, she thought that sounded perfect. >> i thought a blanket would be a like to be like this is a way of daddy hugging you and knowing she's been with him before and he'll be back again kind of thing i think is what comforts her. >> reporter: kathy jung knows how comforting these quilts can be. she got one for her son nathan when his dad was in afghanistan
. fox 5's jennifer davis has details. >> reporter: president obama introduces the nation to his long time friend, harvard professor elizabeth warren. he says she'll be a fierce advocate for all americans, especially the middle class as she sets up a new agency to look out for consumers in their dealings with financial institutions. >> the consumer financial protection bureau will be a watchdog for the american consumer. >> reporter: critics object to the fact that warren is being appointed as a presidential adviser which bypasses the senate confirmation process. others say like this administration, she's too tough on business. >> never before has federal policy been so hostile to small business. on the very businesses that we count on to help grow us out of recessions. >> reporter: the other big washington debate, what to do about tax cuts set to expire at the end of the year. >> i am urging the leaders of the other party to stop holding middle class tax cuts hostage and extend this relief to families immediately. >> reporter: but as newly released figures show consumer confidence un
jennifer davis has details. >> reporter: michelle rhee was quiet as she walked into the meeting at high noon with vincent gray f the two squared off behind closed doors, they decided not to talk about it. a serious looking rhee looked on but let gray do all the talking. >> the chancellor and i just finished what i think was the a very productive meeting. wing we both fervently agree we want the best for our kids in the district of columbia. >> reporter: gray says this was in the a decision-making meeting. he says nothing was discussed about rhee's future with the school system. we'll have those discussions in a later discussion but we did not talk about chancellor rhee staying or going. we talked about the state of education in the city. >> reporter: despite repeated questions from reporters, rhee stayed mum inside and outside the building. >> not making any comments other than the comments that the chairman made. >> reporter: gray did say no personnel decisions about his administration will be made until after the general election. parents we spoke with are divided over whether or not
handed out. the rope is the endorsements are misleading. jennifer davis explains. >> reporter: the sample campaign ballots these volunteers are handing out are legal. but the attorney general says some handed and mailed out over the weekend were against the law because they were made to look like the official democratic party sample ballot but they were that this was com illegal,ibilitiantly illegal and in violation of state election laws because there was a committee put on that ballot, which doesn't exist of course it is not registered in the state of maryland. >> reporter: printing on the brochure says it was authorized by citizens for change and i nan named charles summer. >> i am not disputing that i consulted mr. summers in putting this together to let him know that protocol had to be followed in terms of people being on the front. i let him go and to say who he wanted to vote for. >> county council candidate jerry mathis says he didn't have to register with the state because he is one man, not an election committee. >> if it is misleading, we apologize for that. if we've done somet
. it has some strong we understands and rip currents as well. fox's jennifer davis is in cape cod where people say they're still bracing for the worst. >> reporter: even as earl continues to lose its strength, massachusetts governor says his state is preparing for a very serious storm. >> we've had them before and we'll have them again. >> reporter: after whipping the north carolina coastline with heavy wind and rain, earl may be weakening at a quicker pace than expected. warnings are in effect around cape cod as well as a popular summer vacation island spot of martha's vineyard and nantucket. >> we'll go out to a shelter that's been set up at the high school and assist them with snacks and drinks until we know exactly what's going to happen with the storm. >> reporter: the national hurricane center says most of earl's strong winds are expected to stay off cape cod, good news for those in the area. >> it can't be a big deal when i see all these other people out here. i. >> i mean if things happen, there's plenty of places to go around. i think we'll be okay. >> reporter: despite the imp
where residents were preparing for a direct hit. jennifer davis reports. >> reporter: the east coast braced for a blowout, but earl just blew on by. cape cod woke up tie gorgeous day and now it's time to get back to business as unusual. earl weakening from a mighty hurricane to a tropical storm, still bringing with it plenty of wind and waves, but not nearly enough to bother weather- warned new englanders used to rougher weather. >> it's okay. >> reporter: did you notice it? >> not really. there were thunderstorms worse than that. >> reporter: signs came down in preparation for what could have been a serious blast with hurricane-force wind and rain burb those same signs are going back up and business owners hope it could be an economic viable labor day weekend. >> this was a nothing storm, as you might think. we have regular windy days here that are 50 miles per hour winds, southwesterly, not northeasterly, but this was a real bust. >> reporter: massachusetts suffered a few hundred power outages and flooding in low laying areas, but no major damage reports. what is now tropical st
. and the popular tourist spot cape cod. reporter jennifer davis is live tonight in chat ham, massachusetts. good evening, jennifer. >> reporter: good evening. well, you know it has been raining pretty consistently here for several hours. at times those bands were pretty strong. but you are right, this storm was nowhere near as big or as strong as many had expected just a few days ago. still, the governor says even if it didn't reach category one status, this was still a very serious storm. >> we have had them before and we will have them again. >> reporter: after whipping the north carolina coastline with heavy wind and rain earl may be weakening at a quicker pace than expected. warnings are in effect around cape cod as well as martha's vineyard and nantucket. >> you can go out to an existing area shelter that has been set up at the high school. and they have snacks and drinks until we know exactly what's going to happen with the storm. >> reporter: the national hurricane center says most of earl's strong winds are expected to stay off cape cod. that's good news for those in the area. >> it can'
>> another big story toddy. hhstage situation at the discovery channel building. in silver spring. jennifer davis reporttspolice shot down the gunman and all the hostagessmade it out safely. >> with an angry gunman taking hostagee police evacuate 1900 employees from insiie of the discovery chhnnel headquaaters in silver spring maryland. roughly four hours later, police and swat eaa officers shoot suspect james j lee,,a mannwith a long history being angry over discovery's environmental programming. >>>our tacticaa units moved in, they shot the suspect. the ssspect is deceased. >> there ere frightening moments as the drama unfolded. evacuateing 100 children ffom a day care ccntee. >> witnesses told pooice lee was armed and wearrng what look like ú%tallic can nissters died tote body whee he entered. they watched him on close ccrcuit tv. he took three people as alllunharmed in thh end. >> we believe that he also came in, ith two boxes and 2 backpackss that we expect mayú hhve explosive devices ii them. >> lee carried out ppotests against the discovery channel in print ads and on his person
the official deadline of u.s. combat operations in iraq, and the >> jennifer davis in washington, d.c. tonight with what it means for the nation and how republicans are reacting. >> the president said that even as u.s. combat operations end in iraq, america's commitment will continue. still he said thattit is ime to turn the pagg. from a combat mission to a diplomatic one. >> operation iraqi freedom is over. >> after more than seven years -f war, president obama formally declares the end of the u.s. combat faze in iraq. he thanked troops for sacrifiie anddservvce and said august 31, 2010 marks a milestone in recent -> in this war, is not only in iraq's interest, but it is in our own. the u.s. is paid a huge price t3 put the future of iraq, in the hands of its people. >> the pressdent explained that a u.s. presence of 50,000 troops will remain in iraq for support and counter terrorism tracking. he acknnwledged that he and former president george w. ush agreed about the war from the start ut caaled the predecessor a patriot and spoke by phone. and he entioned the fragile economy, saying reso
.s. and as fox's jennifer davis reports, people on the cape are breathing a huge sigh of relief. >> reporter: cape cod did take hurricane earl seriously. but the storm was barely here before it was again. and now folks say it is time to enjoy the last holiday weekend of the summer. billed as a lion, earl came more like a lamb. he allowed nathan to sleep peacefully through the night. >> he was 0 okay. >> reporter: with the storm approaching many held off on holiday plans, either hanging out or hunkering down. with earl's grey skies turning as blue as these bride maids dresses this young couple's worries went away with earl's departure from cape cod. >> sunny and beautiful and the breeze is great and couldn't ask for anything better. >> very nice. >> reporter: were you worried yesterday? >> very. but hey, there is nothing you can do. you go with the cards that are dealt to you. >> reporter: bridegroom and wedding party rode off to their reception. while business owners and inn keepers start to see things pick up on what is normally a very lucrative weekend. this was his strangest labour day we
. as fox 5's jennifer davis reports the gender gap is the 14th higher in the country and higher than the national gap as well. >> reporter: women are celebrated at the dairy god mother in delray. >> thank you. >> they are working in all parts of the popular frozen custard shop which is owned by and named after a woman. >> i didn't think about it that way when i first started out. but yes, i am the dairy god mother. >> reporter: liz davis is proud to say there is no gender gap at her operation. but not shocked to hear there is a big one outside her store. >> i am not surprised at that gap. i think it will continue to improve and improve as time goes by. >> reporter: according to a new report women in virginia earn an average of 81 cents for every dollar that men earn. that difference is larger than in most other states. >> for the same job, they ought to get the same pay. >> reporter: but they don't. the commonwealth institute says the hourly wage gap between the sexes in virginia in 2008 was $3.59. for the merely median income that works out to a difference of nearly $16,000 a year.
. >> reporter: jennifer davis, fox 5 news. >> jane joseph, jr.,. >>> families read the names of loved ones in the trade center collapse. others wore ribbons in a show of solidarity in new york. >>> in shanksville, pennsylvania, first lady and barbara bush met with families of victims and spoke to a crowd of a thousand. >>> and a pastor who threatened to burn copies of the koran did not go through with his plan. arrived -- he arrived with hopes of meeting emam. john henrehan has the story. >> reporter: among the hundreds of tourists visiting in front of the white house on a saturday morning, a rather small group of protestors assembled. four people carrying signs. andrew meacham was carrying a paper back copy of the koran and anti-abortion protestor randall terry believes parts of the koran are hateful and dangerous to nonmuslims. >> the punishment of those who engage against war with ala that they should be murdered or crucified or their hands and feet should be cut off on opposite sides. >> we are sawing mohammed is a false prophet, and that is a capital offense and it calls for us to be
earn less, 81 cents for every dollar a man earns. jennifer davis has more. >> reporter: women are celebrated at the dairy godmother in del ray. they are working in all parts of the popular frozen custard shop which is owned by and named after a woman. >> i didn't think about it that way when i first started out but i guess i am the dairy godmother. >> reporter: liz davis is proud to say there is no gender cap gap at her operation but she is not shocked to hear there is a big one outside her store i can't i am not viced that the gap andic it will continue to improve and improve as time goes by. >> reporter: accord >> reporter: according to a new report, women earn 81 cents compared to a dollar if men. >> the hourly wage gap between the sexes in virginia in 2008 was $3.59. for the yearly median income, that work out to a difference of nearly $16,000 a year. >> disappointing as a woman. >> reporter: the report found men and women working in construction had the same median income but other industries didn't fare so well. >> i think that restaurant business is one of the pleas whe
. jennifer davis is live in new orleans or rather orleans, massachusetts. jennifer, good to see you. business bouncing back here? >> hi there, rick. they sure hope. so it is a picture-perfect day on cape cape cod. blue skies, sunny, 80-degree weather. except not everyone is here that would be on a typical labor day weekend. no question there was but a few hundred people that lost power and very minor flooding. biggest hit was to questions like the orleans inn here. typically this would be a huge weekend for them. there is no question though owner ed moss says they have taken a hit. here is what he said. >> we are always 100% booked. today we do have rooms available. it is beautiful. we do have people coming in last-minute reservations. but we have never before had a labor day where we weren't totally booked. >> ed says typically they are 100% booked on labor day. rye now he put them at 60%. good news though the patio full of a lot of people eating at their restaurant. is he hoping in the next couple of days this weekend they will be able to bounce back. >> looks like a pretty time to sit out
jennifer davis is live tonight in chat ham, massachusetts. good evening, jennifer. >> reporter: good evening. well, you know it has been raining pretty consistently here for several hours. at times those bands were pretty strong. but you are right, this storm was nowhere near as big or as strong as many had expected just a few days ago. still, the governor says even if it didn't reach category one status, this was still a very serious storm. >> we have had them before and we will have them again. >> reporter: after whipping the north carolina coastline with heavy wind and rain earl may be weakening at a quicker pace than expected. warnings are in effect around cape cod as well as martha's vineyard and nantucket. >> you can go out to an existing area shelter that has been set up at the high school. and they have snacks and drinks until we know exactly what's going to happen with the storm. >> reporter: the national hurricane center says most of earl's strong winds are expected to stay off cape cod. that's good news for those in the area. >> it can't be a big deal when i see all of the
's jennifer davis is on the cape tonight. >> reporter: even as earl continues to lose its strength, massachusetts governor says his state is preparing for a very serious storm. >> we've had them before and we'll have them again. >> reporter: after whipping the north carolina coastline with heavy wind and rain earl may be weakening at a quicker pace than expected. warnings are in effect around cape cod as well as a popular summer vacation island spot of martha's vineyard and nantucket. >> we'll go out to a shelter that's been set up at the high school and assist them with snacks and drinks until we know exactly what's going to happen with the storm. >> reporter: the national hurricane center says most of earl's strong winds are expected to stay off cape cod. that's good news for those in the area. >> it can't be a big deal when i see all these other people out here. >> i mean if things happen, there's plenty of places. so i think we'll be okay. >> reporter: despite the impending storm shops and restaurants were pretty busy with tourists. >> we're staying. >> reporter: any concerns?
an hour. rhee was a staunch supporter of mayor adrian fenty in the election. fox 5's jennifer davis has details. >> reporter: michelle rhee was quiet walking into the meeting at high noon with d.c. council chair vincent gray and if the two squared off behind closed doors, they decided not to talk about it. after the meeting a serious looking rhee looked on but let gray do all the talking. >> the chancellor and i just finished what i think was a very productive meeting. i think one of the things we both fervently agree upon is we want the best for our kids. >> reporter: gray says this was more of a philosophical discussion about public schools in general. he says nothing was discussed about rhee's future with the school system. >> we will have those conversations in a later discussion, but we did not talk about chancellor rhee staying or going. we talked about the state of education in the city. >> reporter: dispute repeated questions from reporters, rhee stayed mum inside and outside the wilson building. >> not making any comments, just the comments that the chairman pay. >> reporter: g
into new york laguardia facing delays. jennifer davis is live in cape cod, massachusetts where the weather looks like picture perfect behind you. did earl make a dent? >> hi there, it doesn't get better than this. it's a spectacular day in cape cod, blue skies, a lovely wind about 80 degrees, it's fantastic. no it really no dent at all. it had a little effect here. take a look at the video. we passed by this wedding couple. you think a hurricane passing by isn't great for a wedding, it didn't affect them at all. they had a rehearsal outside in a tent and even though it rained it didn't cause any problems. it gives you a sense that people here just kept going about their business. >> gregg: good for jonathan and amanda. were businesses hurt by this and bouncing back? >> no question the biggest effect was to the businesses because there is really no damage to speak of except for them. for example, if you take a look behind me, this is just a little bit down from chat up. typically they would be completely booked. this would be huge weekend but every one of their rooms was cancelled on friday
for the big storm. jennifer davis is live in cape cod, massachusetts, tonight. it looks a little windy. what's it like where you are? >> reporter: hi, there. you know, it's quite lovely, i have to say, right now. there is a breeze, not too strong. it's not raining yet. but we do believe earl is on his way. there is a lot of big questions here. those hurricane-force winds did not actually come on land in outer banks. are they going to do it here? that's the big question. it's unclear. this storm could skirt the coast and go past us or a small deviation could bring it on land. they're telling folks be careful and alert. if it comes up this way it could be a category 1. hard to tell at this point. >> what about evacuation at this point? is that, you know, something they're considering, have any but ordered already? >> reporter: no. not really. there is a quaint, beautiful town about 10 miles down the road called chatham. we spent time there today. a lot of tourists here wandering through the shops and cafes. there is a hardware store in the town. folks with stocking up on supplies. they've near
, was a supporter of mayor fenty during the election and jennifer davis has more on this. >> reporter: the big question everyone's been asking is will michelle rhee stay honest when vincent gray is rung the city. the two sat down and the only news is no news to report. michelle rhee was quiet as she walked into the meeting at high noon with the d.c. council chair have an sent gray and as the two scared -- squared off, they decided not to talk about it. after the meeting, a serious looking rhee looked on and let gray do all the talking. >> the chance that finished was a productive meeting and what we agree upon, we want the best for our kids in the district of columbia. >> reporter: gray said that this is not a decision-making meeting but a philosophical discussion in general and said nothing was discussed about rhee's future with the school system. >> we'll have those conversations inar later discussion and we did not talk about chancellor rhee, we talked about the state of education in the city. >> reporter: despite repeated questions from reporters, rhee stayed mum inside and outside the wil
. the move comes as congress debates how best to grow the economy and get people back to work. jennifer davis has the story. >> reporter: president obama introduces the nation to his long-time friend, harvard professor elizabeth warren. he says she'll be a fierce advocate for all americans especially the middle class. >> the consumer financial protection bureau will be a watch dog for the american consumer. >> reporter: critics object to the fact that warren's being appoint the as the presidential advisor which by passes the senate confirmation process. others say like this administration, she's too tough on business. >> never before has federal policy been so hostile to small business. on the very businesses that we count on to help grow us out of recessions. >> reporter: the other big washington debate, what to do about tax cuts set to expire at end of the year. >> i am urging the leaders of the other party to stop holding middle class tax cuts hostage and extend this relief to families immediately. >> reporter: but as newly released figures so consumer confidence unexpectedly worsened in s
the bullet. jennifer davis has the latest in cape cod. >> you are absolutely right. new england was getting ready if preparing a big storm but in the end, earl blew on by. today it has been a picture perfect day as locals scramble to get back to business as usual. >> earl weakening from a mighty hurricane to a tropical storm still bringing with it plenty of wind and waves but not nearly enough to bother new englanders that is used to all sorts of rough weather. >> we were hoping for more of that. >> it came down in preparation what could be a serious blast of hurricane-force wind and rain but the signs are going back up and business owners hope it will be economically viable labor day weekend. >> this was a nothing storm. we have regular windy days that are 50 mile-an-hour winds southwesterly. >> massachusetts suffered a few hundred power outages and downed power lines and isolated flooding. in places like maine more rain and dangerous surf but no damage report. what is tropical storm earl leaving blue skies in its wake. >> reporter: biggest impact was an economic one, places like the orlea
. jennifer davis has more. >> reporter: a group of 30 religious leaders, including priests, rabbis and preachers are meeting in d.c. they want to make it clear that while there are deaf rens in their belief, they're coming together to deject and denounce hateful anti-muslim rhetoric. the group of leaders joined to where they crafted a joint statement calling for respect of what one of america's greatest items are, freedom of religious and they talking with the attorney general this afternoon. in light of a surge and attacks on muslims around the country, the controversy about the building of a mosque near ground zero and now the florida pastor's plans to burn the q'uran, they want to talk with the attorney general about spins the department of justice can take against anti-muslim hate and acts of violence. the faith group said as we approach the anniversary of 9/11, muslims and america are growing scared and religious leaders are growing concerned. >> america was not built on hatred but love. if we get away from that and try to give that message out to the world, it's the wrong me
, jennifer davis, fox 5 news. >> great idea. the group will make personalized pillows for children over the age of 6. to find the armed services ymca closest to you, to request a quilt or volunteer to make bun, go to www.myfoxdc.com and we will connect you. just click on web links. >>> thanks for joining us tonight at 5:00. the news edge at 6:00 starts right now. >>> first of all, they said it was a bogus ballot. you tell me what the real ballot is. will the real ballot stand up. >> reporter: major election controversy is brewing in maryland tonight. the source a controversial sample ballot that some say is fake. e
it comes to part of president obama's tax plan that phases out tax cuts for the wealthy. our jennifer davis reports on what's becoming a very heated debate in washington, d.c. >> reporter: congress returns to washington in the middle of campaign season and is battling it out over the bush-era tax cuts. he wants to extend tax cuts for the middle class but not the wealthy. >> if i said the sky was blue, they would say no. >> reporter: but now top house return john boehner said he would compromise, reporting tax cut foss the middle class even if tax cuts for the wealthy were to expire. >> you should not raise taxes on anyone in a recession. he was never gonna block the middle class tax cut. >> reporter: boehner is still pushing for this to be extended for high-income families because he said they can are job creator. >> we won't have real economic growth if we keep raising taxes on small businesses. >> reporter: boehner would become speaker of the house if the republicans win enough seats in the midterm elections and he's been trading barbs with the white house as the preelections heat up. >>
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